A Home of Our Own Movie Review 1993

Information and Film Reviews for A Home of Our Own the Movie

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Semi-autobiographical tearjerker based on screenwriter Duncan's childhood. Widowed and poor mother of six (Bates) is fired from her job at a Los Angeles potato chip factory, packs up the tribe and heads for a better life and a home to call their own. They end up in Idaho, in a ramshackle house owned by lonely Mr. Moon (Oh) and what follows is a winter of discontent. Bates provides an intense performance as a poor but proud woman with a tough exterior. Furlong provides the story's narration as the eldest son. A story of spiritual triumph, this one is sure to make your heart weep.


USA Home Entertainment, 1 W. Forest, Englewood, NJ 07631-4004, Phone: (201)871-1000, URL: http://www.polygram-us.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 104 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Tearjerkers, Moms, Hard Knock Life, True Stories, Teen Angst, Parenthood, Family Drama, Childhood Visions
Patrick Duncan
Kathy Bates, Edward Furlong, Soon-Teck Oh, Amy Sakasitz, Tony Campisi
Jean Lepine
Tony Bill
Michael Convertino
Bill Borden, Gramercy Pictures

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